Amanda Thompson

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Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16
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This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

I am an experienced psychodynamic therapist. I help people to explore their difficulties and try to find a way forward. 

There are many different reasons why you might be looking for counselling – perhaps you are struggling with depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, painful or confusing feelings, a difficult life situation, or events from the past. Whatever your reason, if you are interested in thinking about your situation and understanding more about your difficulties so that you can move forward, then I can help you.
I offer psychodynamic counselling and psychotherapy. Essentially, this is a conversation between the two of us which helps you to explore yourself at a deeper level, make sense of your experiences and feel freer to live your life. Together, we will think about the issues that are concerning you. This might mean thinking not only about your current situation but also about experiences from the past. Whatever is on your mind, I will listen to you and help you to think about your difficulties, gain a sense of perspective, and navigate your way forward. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I have completed a five-year training and have a Diploma and an Advanced Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling. Prior to that I completed a two-year Certificate of Higher Education in Counselling. Alongside my private practice, I have worked for many years at a counselling agency in Buckinghamshire. I am a Registered Member of the BACP.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£65.00 per session

Further information

Please contact me if you would like a free telephone consultation of around 15 minutes. This will give you the opportunity to find out more about how I work and to ask any questions you may have. There is no obligation to proceed any further if you decide it's not for you. 

Little Kingshill, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Amanda Thompson
Amanda Thompson